Compare Freshdesk, Kayako, and HappyFox

Pricing

 
Sprout
Free
for UNLIMITED agents
Inbox
$15
/agent/month
Mighty
$29
per staff / month
 
Blossom
$19
/ agent / month billed annually
Growth
$30
/agent/month
Fantastic
$49
per staff / month
 
Garden
$35
/ agent / month billed annually
Scale
$60
/agent/month
Enterprise
$69
per staff / month
 
Estate
$49
/ agent / month billed annually
Enterprise Plus
$89
per staff / month
 
Forest
$89
/ agent / month billed annually
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Freshdesk
Sprout
Freefor UNLIMITED agents
Blossom
$19/ agent / month billed annually
Garden
$35/ agent / month billed annually
Estate
$49/ agent / month billed annually
Forest
$89/ agent / month billed annually
Free Trial
Kayako
Inbox
$15/agent/month
Growth
$30/agent/month
Scale
$60/agent/month
Free Trial
HappyFox
Mighty
$29per staff / month
Fantastic
$49per staff / month
Enterprise
$69per staff / month
Enterprise Plus
$89per staff / month
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.5
8.1
8.9
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.8
8.4
9.3
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.6
8.0
8.9
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.7
8.1
9.1
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.9
8.2
9.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.8
8.4
9.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.7
7.2
9.2
Meets Requirements
Freshdesk
8.5
Kayako
8.1
HappyFox
8.9
Ease of Use
Freshdesk
8.8
Kayako
8.4
HappyFox
9.3
Ease of Setup
Freshdesk
8.6
Kayako
8.0
HappyFox
8.9
Ease of Admin
Freshdesk
8.7
Kayako
8.1
HappyFox
9.1
Quality of Support
Freshdesk
8.9
Kayako
8.2
HappyFox
9.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Freshdesk
8.8
Kayako
8.4
HappyFox
9.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Freshdesk
8.7
Kayako
7.2
HappyFox
9.2

Features

Ticket and Case Management
Ticket creation user experience
Freshdesk
8.9
Kayako
8.7
HappyFox
9.2
Ticket response user experience
Freshdesk
8.8
Kayako
8.5
HappyFox
9.1
Workflow
Freshdesk
8.4
Kayako
8.1
HappyFox
8.8
Response Automation
Freshdesk
8.4
Kayako
8.4
HappyFox
8.9
SLA Management
Freshdesk
8.2
Kayako
8.0
HappyFox
8.6
Attachments/Screencasts
Freshdesk
8.4
Kayako
7.6
HappyFox
8.4
Ticket Collaboration
Freshdesk
8.6
Kayako
8.5
HappyFox
8.9
Knowledge Share
Knowledge Base
Freshdesk
8.8
Kayako
8.7
HappyFox
8.6
Searchable Articles
Freshdesk
8.6
Kayako
9.1
HappyFox
8.9
Community Forums
Freshdesk
8.5
Kayako
8.5
HappyFox
Not enough data available
Interactive FAQs & Forums
Freshdesk
8.5
Kayako
8.8
HappyFox
Not enough data available
Communication
Pop-up Chat
Freshdesk
9.1
Kayako
8.6
HappyFox
8.8
Notifications
Freshdesk
8.8
Kayako
8.5
HappyFox
9.1
Targeted Emails
Freshdesk
9.0
Kayako
8.3
HappyFox
7.6
In-App Messaging
Freshdesk
Not enough data available
Kayako
8.6
HappyFox
9.3
Interaction
Web Portals
Freshdesk
7.2
Kayako
8.9
HappyFox
7.7
Forum to Reponse
Freshdesk
8.5
Kayako
8.3
HappyFox
8.2
Tickets and Tagging
Freshdesk
8.8
Kayako
9.1
HappyFox
9.4
Live Chat
Freshdesk
8.8
Kayako
8.9
HappyFox
8.1
Internal Use
Customization
Freshdesk
8.0
Kayako
7.8
HappyFox
8.3
Conversation Archiving
Freshdesk
Not enough data available
Kayako
8.7
HappyFox
7.8
Lead Development
Freshdesk
Not enough data available
Kayako
8.2
HappyFox
8.5
Knowledge Base
Freshdesk
8.9
Kayako
8.4
HappyFox
8.2
Team Inbox
Freshdesk
8.9
Kayako
8.5
HappyFox
8.5
Customer Profiles
Freshdesk
8.6
Kayako
8.3
HappyFox
8.5
Communication Channels
Customer Portal
Freshdesk
8.6
Kayako
8.4
HappyFox
9.0
Email to Case
Freshdesk
8.9
Kayako
8.7
HappyFox
9.2
Chat/Live Support
Freshdesk
8.5
Kayako
8.3
HappyFox
8.9
Social Integration
Freshdesk
8.3
Kayako
7.2
HappyFox
8.5
Call Center
Make, Receive, and Record Calls
Freshdesk
8.3
Kayako
7.0
HappyFox
Not enough data available
Customer and Contacts Database
Freshdesk
8.0
Kayako
7.6
HappyFox
8.5
Products and Version Tracking
Freshdesk
8.3
Kayako
6.9
HappyFox
8.6
Call Scripting
Freshdesk
8.2
Kayako
6.7
HappyFox
Not enough data available
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Freshdesk
8.4
Kayako
6.7
HappyFox
Not enough data available
Self Service/Community
Forums
Freshdesk
8.3
Kayako
7.7
HappyFox
8.1
Knowledge Base
Freshdesk
8.5
Kayako
8.0
HappyFox
8.4
Ideas/Feedback
Freshdesk
8.4
Kayako
7.2
HappyFox
8.7
Q&A
Freshdesk
8.6
Kayako
7.9
HappyFox
8.7
Reporting & Analytics
Social Monitoring
Freshdesk
8.3
Kayako
7.1
HappyFox
8.3
Reporting
Freshdesk
7.9
Kayako
7.3
HappyFox
8.4
Dashboards
Freshdesk
8.2
Kayako
7.7
HappyFox
8.6
Platform
Mobile User Support
Freshdesk
8.1
Kayako
7.7
HappyFox
7.5
ITIL Compliance
Freshdesk
8.3
Kayako
7.8
HappyFox
9.1
Customization
Freshdesk
8.0
Kayako
7.8
HappyFox
8.3
User, Role, and Access Management
Freshdesk
8.5
Kayako
8.2
HappyFox
8.7
Internationalization
Freshdesk
8.1
Kayako
8.0
HappyFox
9.2
Performance & Reliability
Freshdesk
8.8
Kayako
8.6
HappyFox
9.2
Integration APIs
Freshdesk
8.2
Kayako
8.0
HappyFox
8.9

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
52.4%
53.8%
45.5%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
36.7%
35.7%
39.4%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
10.9%
10.4%
15.2%
Freshdesk
Small-Business
52.4%
Mid-Market
36.7%
Enterprise
10.9%
Kayako
Small-Business
53.8%
Mid-Market
35.7%
Enterprise
10.4%
HappyFox
Small-Business
45.5%
Mid-Market
39.4%
Enterprise
15.2%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
20.4%
Information Technology and Services
24.7%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Computer Software
13.9%
Computer Software
17.5%
Computer Software
12.0%
 
Internet
5.8%
Telecommunications
6.7%
Higher Education
6.3%
 
Education Management
3.7%
Internet
5.4%
Real Estate
3.8%
 
E-Learning
3.4%
Marketing and Advertising
3.6%
Education Management
3.8%
 
Other
52.9%
Other
42.2%
Other
59.5%
Freshdesk
Information Technology and Services
20.4%
Computer Software
13.9%
Internet
5.8%
Education Management
3.7%
E-Learning
3.4%
Other
52.9%
Kayako
Information Technology and Services
24.7%
Computer Software
17.5%
Telecommunications
6.7%
Internet
5.4%
Marketing and Advertising
3.6%
Other
42.2%
HappyFox
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Computer Software
12.0%
Higher Education
6.3%
Real Estate
3.8%
Education Management
3.8%
Other
59.5%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Clyde C.
User in Music

Freshdesk is a big improvement over handling support via email. It keeps responses from customers together and provides good tools for sharing support responsibilities with other agents. The "solutions" section is very helpful to my customers and is easier...

Nicole J.
User in Information Technology and Services

Kayako was easy to use out of the box. Our Support Staff was able to adapt and use it efficiently right away. Previously, the software we utilized was a very manual process so the automation of Kayako was crucial to the Support team and allowed additional...

Michael B.
Administrator in Computer Software

Their support is excellent, the interface is easy to understand, and the many features make it easy to professionalize our support department. We also adore that the customers do not need to log in to a site to view or create tickets. It all happens...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Ted F.
Administrator in Mining & Metals

They do not offer a WYSIWYG editor globally.

G2 User in Marketing and Advertising

Resource management is not sufficient, support is quite poor.

G2 User in Marketing and Advertising

The way to create new tickets is a bit frustrating.

 
Freshdesk
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Clyde C.
User in Music

Freshdesk is a big improvement over handling support via email. It keeps responses from customers together and provides good tools for sharing support responsibilities with other agents. The "solutions" section is very helpful to my customers and is easier...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Ted F.
Administrator in Mining & Metals

They do not offer a WYSIWYG editor globally.

Kayako
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Nicole J.
User in Information Technology and Services

Kayako was easy to use out of the box. Our Support Staff was able to adapt and use it efficiently right away. Previously, the software we utilized was a very manual process so the automation of Kayako was crucial to the Support team and allowed additional...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Marketing and Advertising

Resource management is not sufficient, support is quite poor.

HappyFox
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Michael B.
Administrator in Computer Software

Their support is excellent, the interface is easy to understand, and the many features make it easy to professionalize our support department. We also adore that the customers do not need to log in to a site to view or create tickets. It all happens...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Marketing and Advertising

The way to create new tickets is a bit frustrating.

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